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The black women who pioneered space travel

2017-02-26 09:47

A movie featuring the action hero likes of Taraji P Henson, Octavia Spencer and Kevin Costner might not immediately strike one as being of inspiration to young maths and science boffs.

Hidden Figures becomes this year's highest grossing Oscar nominee

2017-02-08 09:34

Hidden Figures continues its box office ride with a new record - highest grossing Oscar nominee.

Octavia Spencer named 2017 Hasty Pudding Woman of the Year

2017-01-23 11:10

Oscar winner Octavia Spencer has been named Woman of the Year by Harvard University's Hasty Pudding Theatricals.

FIRST LOOK: Taraji P. Henson shows off maths skills in Hidden Figures

2016-08-15 22:00

Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monae star in the incredible true story Hidden Figures.

We get to know the pioneering women of Hidden Figures

2016-06-15 06:00

The stars of Hidden Figures sat down on the set in Atlanta to discuss the incredible story of three pioneering women.

Usher and Octavia Spencer play a dirty round of Heads Up on The Ellen Show

2015-01-29 14:08

Watch the naughty game of Heads Up that Usher and Octavia Spencer played on The Ellen Show.

Martin Luther King movie gets 8 Image Award nominations

2014-12-10 15:27

The civil rights drama Selma led all films when it collected eight nominations for the NAACP Image Awards.

Fruitvale Station

2014-04-17 11:14

Fruitvale Station is a brutally honest adaptation of a real-life event.

Lansbury: Mistake to recycle Murder, She Wrote

2013-11-12 19:30

Angela Lansbury believes it is a mistake to recycle Murder, She Wrote as Octavia Spencer will take the lead in a TV reboot.

Most memorable quotes from the 2012 Oscars

2012-02-27 09:37

Clever quips and silly adlibs from the 84th annual Academy Awards, featuring host Billy Crystal and some of the winners and presenters.

 

Hidden Figures

2017-02-17 09:50

Hidden Figures has all the winning elements worthy of a Best Picture – it has heart, great acting, an unforgettable story and above all food for the soul.

Octavia Spencer's biggest Hollywood dream isn't acting

2017-02-07 17:01

Octavia Spencer is up for her second Academy Award this year, but the star of Hidden Figures has even bigger plans.

WATCH: Chris Evans is a superhero uncle in new movie

2016-11-03 16:00

Chris Evans might not have the Captain America shield in his latest movie, but he's still a hero.

Fathers & Daughters

2016-06-24 10:04

Although a bit melodramatic at times, Fathers & Daughters focuses on issues that most people struggle with on a daily basis.

Black or White

2015-04-02 15:12

There’s more to family than what you see.

Shailene Woodley and Kate Winslet have a showdown in the Insurgent trailer

2014-12-16 13:05

Shailene Woodley and Kate Winslet co-star as butt kicking rivals in the film Insurgent.

Divergent: Insurgent teaser trailer is blazing hot!

2014-11-13 21:05

Fans of sci-fi films are in for a treat if the teaser trailer of Divergent: Insurgent is anything to go by.

Paradise

2014-01-10 08:53

Cody Diablo’s, Paradise is nothing more than an innocent lamb led to slaughter.

Tom Hanks stunned by co-star's death

2012-09-04 09:28

Tom Hanks has said he is "terribly saddened" by the death of his Green Mile co-star Michael Clarke Duncan, and that "he was magic".

Octavia Spencer basks in Oscar glory

2012-02-27 07:48

Octavia Spencer has crowned her Cinderella story year with a best supporting actress Oscar for playing a mouthy housemaid in US civil-rights era film The Help.

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